Through multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches that simultaneously target different parts of the food system, the course gives postgraduate students the confidence and skills necessary to bring about positive change. Building on the first year of the programme, EFSET provides students at European universities unique and exciting opportunities to address real-world Food System Challenges set by industry partners. Through a series of innovative, on-line modules and face-to-face skills workshops, as well as opportunities to participate in a fully-funded international Away Weekend and a Summer School, students receive training in food systems analysis and intervention strategies, and experience the challenges of interdisciplinary teamwork. Having participated in this training, EFSET students will enter the workplace able to demonstrate an enhanced professionalism through combining strategic food systems thinking with the technical skills developed through their postgraduate studies.
During the EIT Food Entrepreneurship Winter School 30 students from many different study backgrounds and countries came together to tackle the challenges of Europe’s food system.
What is a 'superfood'? What foods are 'superfoods'? What effect do they have on the body and society?
Building talent able to tackle the challenges faced by the agrifood sector
For this Cross-KIC NEB activity, EIT Food will capitalize on existing citizen-centred engagement programmes aligned with the NEB mission.
Read our 2020 Activity Report to learn more about EIT Food activities run in Southern Europe.